Holiday Decorating Contest

The Village of Lake Villa is inviting residents to participate in the 1st Annual Residential Holiday Decorating Contest.

  • Residents that wish to participate in the contest, should send their address through Facebook messenger @VillageofLakeVilla
  • Registration is open from November 23rd through December 7th by 4 p.m.
  • Judging will take place between December 8th and December 20th. Decorations must be on between 5 p.m. until 9 p.m.
  • Entries will be judged on attractiveness, creativity and scale.
  • Entries will be judged from the curb; judges will not enter private property.
  • Winners will be announced December 21st and will receive a yard sign and a gift card.
  • If you want to participate in the People's Choice contest, please post pictures of your house and address using #LVdecorating . The house with the most likes wins. Residents may participate in both.
  • All decorating must be done by the resident living in the home, not a professional decorator/designer. Decorations must comply with the Village of Lake Villa's ordinances.

1st place winner $100 gift card

2nd place winner $50 gift card

People's Choice $100 gift card

All entries will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win 1 of 4 - $25 gift cards